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The European Union currently has 140 delegations which are placed under the authority of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, who is also Vice President of the European Commission.
The European External Action Service (EEAS) is seeking a highly motivated contract agent FG IV to occupy the post of Political officer in the EU Delegation to Venezuela.
The Political officer will be required to monitor and contribute to analysis and reporting on the overall situation and development in Venezuela, including on regional level and on political relations with the EU and Member States, under the supervision of the Head of Section. (S)he will pay specific attention to developments relating to human rights and humanitarian issues.
In order to be eligible for the post of contract agent FG IV candidates must:
Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for engagement as contract agent FG IV:
General skills and competences
Applications (CV and motivation letters) are to be sent to Ms Valérie Steyaert, Head of Administration at the EU Delegation to Venezuela Valerie.Steyaert@eeas.europa.eu with copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
In your application, please mention your EPSO candidate number.
The closing date for the submission of applications is 10/04/2019 at 18.00 (CET). Late applications will not be accepted.
The selection panel will make a pre-selection on the basis of the qualifications and professional experience described in the CV and motivational letter, and will produce a shortlist of eligible candidates who best meet the selection criteria for the post.
The preselected candidates will be invited for an interview by a selection panel. The panel will recommend a shortlist of candidates for a final decision by the Authority Empowered to Conclude Contracts of Employment.
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The successful candidate will be required to undergo security vetting if (s) he does not already hold security clearance to an appropriate level (EU SECRET), in accordance with the relevant security provisions.
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR CONTRACT AGENT POSTS
Contract agent 3 a position (Function group IV); contract for a period of 3 years.
Successful candidates must undergo a medical examination to ensure that they are physically fit to perform their duties. When selected candidates undergo their pre‑rotation medical visit, they should indicate any serious health problems or requirements for specialised medical treatment for themselves and/or for the individuals who will accompany them. If staff members withhold such information they will not benefit from a reimbursement by the institution of certain costs, e.g. expenses relating to medical evacuation, or to a return to Headquarters in the case of early rotation.
Job available from: As soon as possible
LCA (living conditions allowances): 35%